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Israel's Victory of Fear

Shlomo Ben-Ami | Posted 05.20.2015 | World
Shlomo Ben-Ami

TEL AVIV -- The Israeli right's current political dominance is fed by a widespread yearning for Jewish roots, a deep-seated fear of Arabs, and an uncompromising mistrust of a "world," the so-called international community, with which Jews have a centuries-old dispute. The left's yearning for peace is seen as naive, if not an exercise in political lunacy (and in either case an unpardonable betrayal of Jewish identity).

Obama or Romney: Who Loves Israel More?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 09.30.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

When Democrats say Romney is "anti-Israel" or Republicans say Obama is, don't believe them. If "pro-Israel" means following Binyamin Netanyahu's lead on all matters relating to the Middle East, they are one and the same. And that is the pity.

What Obama and Israel Are Really Up to With Iran, and Each Other

Death Race | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Tensions remain. But one reason why Monday's meeting between Netanyahu and Obama ended with less rancor than did their last tete-a-tete is that Israel is growing more comfortable with U.S. policy -- secret U.S. policy.

Sam Stein

Romney Takes A Swipe At Obama After Hot-Mic Moment | Sam Stein | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's hot-mic moment with French President Nicolas Sarkozy was more embarrassing for the latter than the former, with the French pr...

Strategy for Palestine Still Missing Implementation Plan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.15.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Palestinian strategy towards statehood is making significant progress among certain international political circles, but it is still lacking the necessary coordination and cohesion to bear the desired results.

Those Who Say Israel Should Fear the Wrath of Obama

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 07.30.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

What I do have a problem with is the large number of commentators -- the vast majority Jewish -- who say that in defying Obama on the '67 borders Netanyahu has provoked the President's wrath and Israel will now suffer the consequences.

AIPAC Lashes Out At Obama Administration Over Israel Statements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobbying group, released a statement over the weekend lacing into President Obama for wha...

'Barack Obama' In Israeli TV Advert (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Israeli satellite TV company called Yes has taken Barack Obama's trademark "Yes we can" campaign slogan and turned it into a commercial. Featuring...

U.S. Admits Israeli-Palestinian Talks Over 2-State Solution Not Happening Soon | Karen DeYoung and Howard Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The Obama administration has concluded that an early resumption of high-level negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians over a Palesti...

Ethan Bronner: In The Mideast, Force Trumps Diplomacy | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM As the Obama administration tries to broker a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there is a dark truth lurking: force has produ...

Israelis on the Street Excoriate Obama (VIDEO)

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

There is a wide gap between American Jews and Israeli Jews on Barack Obama. American Jews, who know him well, like him and trust him. Israelis do not.

Netanyahu 'Scores Points' In Israel For Standing Up To Obama | Howard Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug. 18 -- For five months, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been fending off U.S. pressure to halt the expansion of West Bank...

Rahm Emanuel Bears Brunt Of Israelis Disappointment, Anger | KENNETH P. VOGEL | | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the Obama administration presses Israel to cease settlement expansion as part of a renewed push for a Middle East peace deal--a course of action th...

West Bank Settlers Send Defiant Message To Obama, "That Arab They Call A President" | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NERIA, West Bank In this land of endless history and ethereal beauty, several thousand Jewish settlers gathered on a dozen West Bank hills with makesh...

Israel Defies Obama's Settlement Demand, Authorizes Construction Of 300 New Homes In West Bank

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In defiance of President Obama's call for a halt to all settlement growth, Israel has authorized the construction of 300 new homes in the West Bank, H...

Haarets Launches Project To Monitor Outposts

Israel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The following is the first phase of a project aimed at helping monitor outposts and clarify the potential difficulty in countering them for the sake o...

US Pressures Israel On Gaza Blockade

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States has stepped up pressure on Israel regarding the Gaza Strip: Three weeks ago it sent Jerusalem a diplomatic note officially protestin...

Obama Pro-Israel? Only 31% Of Israelis Say Yes In New Poll

Israel News, Ynetnews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Only 31% of Israel's adult Jewish population considers Barack Obama' administration to be pro-Israel, according to a Smith Institute poll released Sun...

Netanyahu Doesn't Care About Obama's Peace Plan: MJ Rosenberg

Israel Policy Forum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There can be no doubt: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu does not much care what President Obama thinks about negotiations with the Palestinians. He s...

Israel's Covert War On Iran To Continue Despite Disapproving White House

Middle East Times | RICHARD SALE (Middle East Times Intelligence Correspondent) | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Facing mounting U.S. opposition behind the scenes, Israel still plans to continue a covert operation to delay Iran's nuclear program by assassinating ...

Israel Cannot Afford Cost Of Obama's Inaction: Analysis

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FOR reasons of his own, Barack Obama chose to disregard the advice he got from many quarters that he should spell out his views on Palestinian stateho...

Israel's Stubborn Minority

Amy York Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy York Rubin

From first-time voting soldiers returning from Gaza to exhausted progressives, it seems like no one in Israel is satisfied with the way things have been going, or with the choices they see in front of them.

Israeli Election Hopefuls Campaign Obama Style (VIDEO)

AP, Huffington Post | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scroll down for videos JERUSALEM — The star of Israel's election campaign seems to be Barack Obama. A religious party has translated "yes we can" ...

Sam Stein

Republican Jewish Coalition Official Spends Day Lying To Reporters About Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Suzanne Kurtz, communications director for the Republican Jewish Coalition, spent her afternoon knowingly misleading -- if not downright lying -- to r...

Obama's Pivot

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Carmichael

As a direct result of his AIPAC speech, Obama's stock is collapsing not only in the Middle East, but also around the globe.